Autodesk Revit Architecture 2012 Essentials

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 31, 2011 - Computers - 384 pages
Get the Essentials on Autodesk's fastest-growing software package!

The new Essentials series from Sybex helps you quickly learn and use Autodesk software. This beautiful, task-based, full-color Autodesk Official Training Guide thoroughly covers the fundamentals of Revit Architecture, teaching readers what they need to become quickly productive with this popular building information modeling (BIM) architectural design software.

By following the book's clear explanations, practical tutorials, and step-by-step exercises, you'll cover all the essentials of a typical design workflow. Topics include how to best use the interface, creating floor plans, adding walls and curtain walls, generating color fill plans, preparing documentation, as well as annotating, collaborating, and more. This four-color Essentials guide provides you with the fast and thorough grounding you need in Revit Architecture.

  • Covers Revit Architecture 2012 fundamentals, so you become quickly productive with the software
  • Prepares you for the Revit Architecture Associate and Professional certification exams
  • Uses straightforward explanations and real-world, hands-on exercises and tutorials to teach the software's core features and functions
  • Helps you quickly develop the skills needed throughout a project, whether you're a beginner or a more experienced user brushing up on the basics

Go from concepts to complete construction documents with this essential, full-color guide.

 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Introducing Revit and the User Interface
1
Chapter 2 Schematic Design
29
Chapter 3 Walls and Curtain Walls
53
Chapter 4 Floors Roofs and Ceilings
87
Chapter 5 Stairs Ramps and Railings
115
Chapter 6 Adding Families
143
Chapter 7 Modifying Families
157
Chapter 8 Groups and Phasing
183
Chapter 10 Worksharing
229
Chapter 11 Details and Annotations
253
Chapter 12 Creating Drawing Sets
279
Chapter 13 Workflow and Other Revit Essentials
309
Chapter 14 Tips Tricks and Troubleshooting
331
Appendix Revit Certification
345
Index
349
Copyright

Chapter 9 Rooms and Color Fill Plans
209

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